If the past two years have taught us anything, its that style is political. Flag pins, tie color, the cosmetic proclivities of the porcine no matter the minutia, issues related to fashion have played a surprisingly prominent role in the 2008 presidential campaign. Choosing the 10 most notable style stories of the campaign was tricky, especially the narrowing it down part. Undaunted, we tapped our inner Mr. Blackwell (may he rest in peace) and came up with our picks. So hold onto your pantsuits. It's time to take a look back at the sartorial hits and misses of an election cycle we won't soon forget.
— Meaghan Agnew, Globe Correspondent